West Midlands Angler’s Mail Kamasan Qualifiers for January 7/8 2012.

* Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm WL, House Pools 1 and 2, Top, New and Club. Sat. 84. Richard Knowles (MCM) 90-8-0, F1s, punch then pellet, peg 23, Club Pool; Paul Bick (Shakespeare) 80-3-0James Dent (MAP Bag ‘Em Baits) 79-1-0; Paul Caswell (Shakespeare) 58-4-0; Shaun Huggins (ABU) 58-3-0; Brian Greenbury (ABU) 53-14-0.

Teams: ABU 75; Banbury Gunsmiths 70; Shakespeare 64; Fox Guru 56; Barston, Browning Crowsport and Matchfishing Drawbags all had 49. League: Banbury Gunsmiths 407; Barston 359; ABU 332; Matchfishing Drawbags 303; MCM 301; Fox Guru 291.

* King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Sun. Winter League, Round One, all pools, 50. Terry Edwards (Swan Elite) 53-4-0, six carp for 50 lb plus a few skimmers, poled sweetcorn, Syndicate 26; Matt Djukic (Short Heath Starlets) 34-11-0; Rob Hancock (Short Heath Starlets) 30-4-0. Teams: Short Heath Starlets 13; Never Ever Nomads 16; Swan Elite 17.


Bilston Angling Centre, Staffs-Wocs Canal, Ball Lane, Coven, Staffordshire, Wed. 14. Mal Galliers (Cornerstone AC) 17-13-3, six bream and roach, poled caster, peg 5; Stef Johansen (Team Eclipse) 5-10-3; Dave McCall (Shakespeare Superteam) 5-2-1; Dave Sheaf (Black Country Tackle) 5-0-9; John Benness (Goodyear AC) 4-11-0; John Hall (Bilston Angling Centre) and Eric Gardner (Team Eclipse) both 2-13-0. Sun. Individual Winter League, Round Six, Shropshire Union Canal, Autherley, Wolverhampton, Sun. 25. Tony Eagles (Four Ashes AC) 10-6-6, roach to 6 oz, poled caster and hemp, peg 15; Richard Guest (Maver Tipton Van den Eynde) 6-11-13; Phil Howell (Bilston Angling Centre) 6-11-3; Mel Wood (Four Ashes Superteam) 6-4-4; Dave Richards (Four Ashes Superteam) 5-12-6; Steve Lovell (Bilston Angling Centre) 5-10-7.

Bishops Bowl Winter League, Bishops Itchington, Warwickshire, Sun. Final round, Match Lake, 24. Roy Quail (Bishops Bowl) 32-8-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet; Dave Gibbs (the Castle) 32-0-0; Gavin Webb (Devon Dirty) 22-13-0; Chris Alcock (Devon Old) 21-4-0. Teams: Bishops Bowl 19; The Castle 19; Devon Dirty 13. Final League: Bishops Bowl 1; Devon Dirty 2. Aggregate: Gavin Webb (Devon Dirty).

Blackfords Progressive, Calf Heath Reservoir, Calf Heath, Staffordshire, Sat. 35. Paul Bucknell (Little Dawley) 29-4-0, bream to 3 lb, feeder and worm, peg 48; Chris Brown (Mansfield) 24-10-0; Mark Greening (Streetley) 21-14-0; Dave Ridgway (Shifnal) 20-6-0.

Browning Spa MG Open, Birmingham-Worcester Canal, Stoke Works, Warwickshire, Sun. 39. Dave Lowe (Harris MG) 4-3-6, one skimmer and eight roach, poled caster, peg11; Paul Turner (Maver Wolves Van den Eynde) 4-1-4; Mark Roberson (Browning Spa MG) 3-15-1; Paul Bick (Shakespeare Superteam) 3-11-4; Craig Richards (Browning Spa MG) 3-7-4.

Dog Lane Fishery, Napton, Warks, Round 2, Bag Em Baits Silver League Pairs, 36, 18 pairs. Gil Corns (Daventry Angling Club) 9-8-0, orfe and roach, poled maggot and caster, peg 34. Roger Atkins (Dog Lane Fishery) 4-5-0; Rob Cash (Rugby Tackle) 4-2-0; Dave Pritchard (Coventry) 4-1-0. Pairs: Roger Atkins and Clive Griffin (Dog Lane Fishery).

Elmbridge Fishery, Droitwich, Heron Pool, Thurs. 14. Mark Turberfield (MET) 58-8-0, carp, poled corn and pellet feeder, peg 28. John Morgan (Cradley Heath Labour Club) 27-6-0; Sid Torioni (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 24-6-0. Sat. 18, Heron Pool. Steve Day (Friar Park) 45-10-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 10. Pete Day (Friar Park) 44-8-0; Ady Price (Metal Castings Angling Club) 40-6-0. Sun. 17, Heron Pool. Garry Hobbiss (Elmbridge) 61-10-0, carp, poled corn, peg 26. Sid Torioni (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 55-8-0; Jim Russell (Elmbridge) 29-6-0.

Garbolino Tunnel Barn Farm, Shrewley, Warks, Bottom Pool, Mon. 21. Alistair Darling (no, not that one!) (Tascas) 42-11-0, F1s, bream and roach, poled pellet over slop at 7 and 10m, peg 8, bonus £50 peg; Brian Edwards (Youngs Tunnel Barn Farm) 35-11-0; Roy Winferdale (Stirrup Cup)31-4-0; Graham Young (Youngs Tunnel Barn Farm) 24-4-0. Wed. 17, House Pool 2. Steve Townsend (Banbuey Gunsmiths) 78-12-0, F1s and bream, poled pellet at 14m, peg 33. Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 59-10-0; Andy Searle (Middy) 42-2-0; Richard Knowles (MCM) 37-5-0. Thurs. 37 Veterans, Canal Pool. Stan Stokes (Tunnel Barm Farm Veterans) 46-10-0, F1s, bream, roach, perch and golden rudd, poled maggot at 11m, peg 7. George Munday (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 42-6-0; Mick Palfrey (Blythe Waters) 30-8-0; Bob Gilmore (Tunnel Barn Farm Veterans) 26-9-0. Fri. 18, Jennys Pool. Shaun Huggins (Dynamite Baits) 74-9-0, F1s and stockies, poled pellet at 14m to the island, peg 24. Phil Moore (Litchfield) 59-1-0; Simon Skelton (Melton) 58-9-0. Sun. 41, New Pool and House Pool 1. Stu Palser (Banbury Gunsmiths) 61-11-0, 2 carp, 1 at 15-5-0 and 1 at 10-3-0, plus F1s, poled pellet at 16, down the edge and 12m in front, peg 7, House Pool 1. Andy Jackson (Mosella) 43-10-0; John Stockton (Barford Angling Club) 49-4-0; Matt Hall (Sensas Nottingham) 38-15-0; Pete Rice (Bag Em Baits) 36-6-0; Pete Caton (Dynamite Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 34-14-0.

Goodyear AC, Shropshire Union Canal, Rye Hill, Church Eaton, Staffordshire, Sun. 9. John Dawes (Goodyear AC) 4-15-15-0, roach and perch, poled red maggot, peg 9; Gus Godfrey (Goodyear AC) 3-9-0; Sean Smallman (Goodyear AC) 3-3-0.

Hartleton Lake, Ross on Wye. Sun. 10. Lee Green (Gloucester) 14-3-0, skimmers and roach on pole and maggots, peg 57 in the field; Glyn Sherwood (Iffers) 10-0-0.

Hawkesbury Fishery, Bedworth, Warks, Sat. 15. James Rock (Army) 26-6-0, roach and skimmers, poled maggot and caster, peg 34. Richard Grant (Hawkesbury/Gillette) 22-13-0; George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 20-0-0. Sun. 21. George Cairnes (Hawkesbury/Kodak) 29-5-0, mixed, poled pellet and caster, peg 34. Rolly Sturdy (Starlet Veterans/Hawkesbury) 21-14-0; Dennis Lutwytch (Hawkesbury) 21-9-0.

Hereford Open, River Wye at Belmont. Sun. 22. Hadrian Whittle (Starlets) 27-14-0, bleak with a few dace on whip and maggots, peg 74 by railings; Martin Challenger (Cwmbran) 23-12-8; Steve Sadler (Fox Match Hereford) 22-14-0; Tony Bouckley (Wolves) and Sean McCarthy (Tredegar) both 20-0-0.

Holgan Farm, Llawhaden. Carp Lake. Sun.18. Chris Wells (Swansea) 61-0-0, carp on waggler and pellets on bottom in 8ft of water, peg by dam; Mark Close (Haverfordwest) 33-2-0; Kevin Roberts (Haverfordwest) 31-11-0.

Izaak Walton Fishery, Chebsey, Stafford, Wed. Top Pool, 10. Neil Edwards (Meir and Longton Royal British Legion) 33-9-0, carp, poled maggot and pellet, peg 7; Robin Dale (Holt’s Tackle) 29-5-0; Ted Ecclestone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 28-2-0; Steve Edwards (Izaak Walton Fishery) 17-6-0. Sat. Top and Middle Pools, 21. Clint Williams (Northwood Inn) 46-15-0, carp and silver fish, poled maggot and pellet, Top 16; Dean Lockett (Stoke-on-Trent) 30-9-0; Robin Dale (Holt’s Tackle) 27-12-0; John Wild (Izaak Walton Fishery) 24-0-0. Sun. Bottom Pool, 10. Robin Dale (Holt’s Tackle) 57-13-0, carp and silver fish, poled maggot and pellet, peg 3; Ted Ecclestone (Izaak Walton Fishery) 19-9-0; Alan Millward (Trentside Tackle) 15-15-0; Anthony Adams (Izaak Walton Fishery) 15-11-0.

King’s Pools, Shareshill, Staffordshire, Mon. Syndicate, Carp and New Match Lakes, 28. Paul Carnwell (Garbolino Bait Tech) 45-12-0, carp to 2 lb, poled pellet, New Match 17; John Bridgwood (Swan AC) 38-6-0; Jordan Hall (Allen’s Tackle) 35-0-0. Wed. Syndicate Lake, 12. meld avis (King’s Pools) 52-4-0, carp to 5 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 21; Rob Hancock (Short Heath Starlets) 24-5-0; Graham Ward (King’s Pools) 21-8-0. Sat. Big Match Pool, 14. Gary Gollins (Swan Elite) 42-0-0, F1s to 12 oz, poled maggot, peg 37; Mattie Stockton (Maver Tipton Bait Tech) 25-1-0; Carl Moon (Frenzee) 21-3-0.

Kobra Feeders, Dynamite Baits Makins, Wolvey, Warks, Lake 2, Wed. 20. Phil Hull (Lanes Baits) 12-14-0, 1 carp plus roach, method feeder and poled caster, peg 11. Colin Perry (Mansfield) 12-8-0; Ian Hughes (Browning Central) 9-0-0; Terry Phillips (Attleborough Sports) 7-6-0. Only 4 weighed in. Thurs. 17, Lizard Pool. Chris Harrison (Baileys of Warwick) 12-0-0, roach and perch, chopped worm and caster, peg 11. Gary Cotton (Sutton Coldfield) 10-12-0; Jason Shirley (Baileys of Warwick) 9-10-0.

Merry Hill Winter League, Dudley Number Two Canal, Dudley, West Midlands, Sun. 26. Kevin Clarke (Cradley Heath Labour) 5-2-0, skimmers and perch, poled caster, peg 53; John Billingham (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 3-10-0; Dave Wood (Cradley Heath Labour) 3-8-0; Barry Robson (Cradley Heath Labour) 2-8-0; Simon West (Cradley Heath Labour) 2-2-0. League: John Billingham (Halesowen Royal British Legion) 4; Barry Robson (Cradley Heath Labour) 5; John Babbington (Cradley Heath Labour) 8.

Monk Hall Fishery, Monkhopton, Salop, Lark Pool, Sun. 12. Simon Osbourne (Mosella Black Country) 15-6-0, mixed silvers, poled maggot, peg 56. Bill Stone (Monk Hall) 12-10-0; Alan Wilson (Rowley Regis) 11-14-0.

Moorlands Farm, Hartlebury, Worcs, Sun NYD. 32, Meadow and Bank Pools. Trevor Hodges (Moorlands) 77-0-0, carp, straight lead and corn, peg 7, Meadow Pool. Steve Owen (Kings Pools) 60-10-0; Dave Hill (Fosters) 53-8-0. BH Mon. 22, Silver Pool. Wayne Mellings (Maver Midlands) 38-11-0, F1s, poled pellet at 6m, peg 28. Ben Stanford (Bilston Angling Centre) 36-9-0; Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) 29-12-0. Wed. 18 over 50’s, Moors and Meadow Pools. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 42-12-0, 4 carp, straight lead and corn, peg 3, Moors Pool. Clive Munslow (Moorlands) 38-6-0; Paul Addlington (Club 2000) 17-4-0. Thurs. 15, Silver Pool. Phil Moore (Tunnel Barn Farm) 37-12-0, F1s, poled pellet at 6m, peg 46. Clive Wright (Mosella) 35-2-0; Paul Little (Moorlands) 33-4-0. Sat. 1st Round Winter Pairs, 16 pairs (32) Silver and Meadow Pools. Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) 42-8-0, carp, wagglered corn, peg 4, Meadow Pool. Clive Wright (Mosella) 36-2-0; Danny Ludgate (Mosella) and Paul Wedge (Mosella) both 33-2-0. Pairs: Danny Ludgate (Mosella) and Paul Wedge (Mosella) 2pts; Mal Watson (Daiwa Gordon League) and Colin Pace (Colin Pace Angling Academy) and Clive Wright (Mosella) and Clive Munslow (Moorlands) both pairs had 3pts. Sun. 28, Bank, Moors and Island Pools. Richard Kings (St Davids Angling Club) 75-10-0, carp, poled pellet at 14m, peg 14, Island Pool. Chris Hill (Mosella) 53-8-0; Mick Henshall (Fosters) 47-2-0.

Mosella Manor Farm Leisure, Harvington, Island, Windmill and Middle Pools, BH Mon. 38. Ian Didcot (Garbolino Bait Tech) 143-8-0, carp, poled pellet and maggot feeder, peg 15, Windmill Pool. Colin Woodward (Smithys Tackle) 84-4-0; Chris Toal (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 72-2-0; Chris Styler (Minor Angling Club) 64-15-0. Wed. 16, Island Pool. Mark Russell (Banbury Gunsmiths) 76-8-0, carp, maggot feeder, peg 4. Steve Rich (Cotswold Angling Centre) 47-0-0; Bob Henk (Smithys Tackle) 44-0-0. Thurs. 15, Island Pool. Ron Rose (Alvechurch Fishery Veterans) 72-8-0, carp, maggot feeder, peg 8. Fred Parker (BCA Swindon) 50-0-0; Dennis Carter (Manor Farm Leisure) and Ronnie Pharoah (Mosella) both 37-12-0. Sat. 9, Middle Pool. Andy Grimes (Marks Tackle) 49-2-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 23. Tony Shepherd (Banbury Gunsmiths) 46-0-0; Pete Bennett (Yorkshire Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 39-0-0. Sun. 42, Island, Middle and Windmill Pools. Pete Bennett (Yorkshire Baits/Banbury Gunsmiths) 95-2-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 29, Windmill Pool. Mark Malin (Mosella Black Country) 93-2-0; Pete westwood (Fitters) 83-14-0; Dan Verney (Banbury Gunsmiths) 76-4-0.

Newport, Woodstock Pond. Sun. 22. Matt Morgan (Blackwood) 37-0-0, F1s on waggler and corn, peg 30; Alan Davies (Cardiff Nomads) 35-14-0; Neil Harrington (Garry Evans Tackle) 32-0-0; Tony Hopkins (Cwmbran Angling Nobblers) 28-0-0.

Packington Somers, Meriden, Warks, Little Gearys, Wed. 16. Steve Edwards (Packington) 20-14-0, F1s and skimmers, poled pellet, peg 13. John Stockton (Barford) 20-0-0; John Burchell (Packington) 17-8-0. Sun. 45, Gearys Level, Little Gearys and Gratuities Pools. Nigel Whitworth (Packington) 42-0-0, carp, straight lead and bread, peg 19Gearys Level. Lee Richards (Packington) 38-4-0; Danny Wooding (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 35-10-0; Bill Hill (Packington) 34-0-0.

Poole Hall Fishery, Alveley, Salop, Cuckoo Pool, Wed. 11. Brian Wakelin (Poole Hall) 21-8-0, mixed silvers, poled maggot and caster, peg 18. Roy Arnold (Poole Hall) 17-4-0; Barry Robbins (Poole Hall) 16-8-0. Sun. 12, Kingfisher Pool. Barry Robbins (Poole Hall) 23-9-0, mixed, poled maggot and caster, peg 29. Tim Rogers (Gunmakers) 9-12-0; Roy Arnold (Poole Hall) 7-15-0. The biggest roach recorded at this Fishery was caught in mid-week by Brian Wakelin and weighed 3-0-0, caught from peg 23, on the Heron Pool.

Port Talbot Docks, West Glamorgan. Sun. 15. Sean Parsons (Cardiff Nomads) 16-13-0, one 3 lb mullet with bream to 2 lb on groundbait feeder and double red maggots, peg 1 on walkway; Mal Entwhistle (Glamorgan Rebels) 15-12-0; Chris Bradley (Glyn Neath) 11-14-0; Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 9-10-0.

Patshull Park, Pattingham, Shropshire, Sun. Great Lake, 12. Kevin Tipton (Sensas) 17-12-0, bream to 2 lb, slider and maggot plus perch to poled caster, peg 43; Steve Preece (M & S Joinery) 14-0-0; Nigel Ball (Wednesfield AC) 12-1-0; John Gill (Wolverhampton) 7-12-0.

Preston Innovations Boldings Pools, Bridgnorth, Salop, Oak and Beech Pools, Sun. 1st Jan 2012, 32. Kevin Melville (Maver Total Angling) 51-9-0, carp to 5lb, poled pellet and maggot to the side of the dam, peg 5, Oak Pool. Colin reynolds (Bilston Angling Centre) 39-12-0; Ed Turner (Preston Innovations Boldings pools) 36-7-0; Gary Morris (Preston Innovations Boldings Pools) 35-11-0; John Wild (Stafford) 34-12-0; Chris Holmes (Mid Severn Angling) 32-9-0.

Preston Innovations Woodlands View, Hadley, Worcestershire, Tues. Arles Pool, 16. Simon Nickless (Saints) 43-12-0, carp and silvers, poled maggot and caster, peg Arles 35. Sat. Individual Silver Fish League, Round One, Arles Pool, 18. Simon Nickless (Saints) silver fish, poled maggot, peg 38; Chris Noyce (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) and Stuart Farmer (Woodlands) both 13-1-0; M. Round (Woodlands) 11-4-0. Sat. Deans Pool, 15. P. Hodge (Woodlands) 39-8-0, carp and silvers, poled maggot and sweetcorn, peg 62; Steve Wilson (Midland Bears) 23-12-0; J. Hodge (Woodlands) 14-1-4-0; M. Gregg (Woodlands) 14-0-0. Sun. Clubmans Winter League, all pools, 40. Gary Kirkham (Browning Spa MG) 92-6-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet and sweetcorn, Deans 48; S. Hilton (Metal Closures) 55-2-0; D. Martin (Haines Angling) 40-13-0; J. McGann (Maver Solihull Angling Centre) 39-6-0; T. Corbett (Wythall Legion) 34-3-0. Teams: Maver Gold 1; Maver Solihull Angling Centre and Astels Artists both 3. League: Haines Angling 11; Maver Solihull Angling 14; Alan’s Tackle, Browning Spa MG and Maver Gold all 18.

Redhill Fishery, Monmouth. Pole-only. Wed.10. Howard Green (Green’s Tackle) 92-2-0, carp on pellets at 15 metres, peg 3 on Sophie’s Pond; Steve Shaw (Marukyu) 88-9-0; Dwayne Boyle (Blackwood) 68-11-0.

Spencer Works, Redhill Fishery. Sat. 26. Phil Rawlings (Newport) 72-4-0, carp on long pole, pellets and corn, peg 2 on Sophie’s Pond; Andy Price (Newport) 69-4-0; Mark Guerra (Newport) 49-12-0; Chris Grant (Newport) 48-12-0.

Stirrup Cup, Birmingham-Fazeley Canal, Curdworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, Sun. 11. Ant South (Dams and Lock) 5-15-8, roach, skimmers and small fish, poled squatt and caster, peg 40; Graham Massey (Dams and Lock) 5-8-12; Sam Lewis (Three Ems) 3-11-4; Clark Taylor (Stirrup Cup) 3-1-12; Dave Freestone (Three Ems) 3-0-0; Ray Wallbank (Stirrup Cup) 2-2-8.

Walsall Arboretum Winter League, Hatherton Lake, Walsall, West Midlands, Sun. Round Four, 15. Norman Carpenter (Walsall) 9-4-0, roach and perch, poled caster, peg 6; Ronnie Jackson (Leamore) 3-4-0; Ron Nicholls (Walsall) and Mark Edwards (Jessar AC) both 2-12-0; Mark Greening (Streetley) 2-7-0; Dave Gough (Walsall) 2-2-0.

White Springs Winter Series, round 1. Sun.30. Nigel Morris (Neath) 69-14-0, carp and bream on pole and pellets, peg on Match Canal; Luke Sorokin (Neath) 56-0-0; Mark Goodall (Pembroke) 44-8-0; Richard Barnett (Blackwood) 41-13-0.

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